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Rev. E.E. Wiley "Gospel According to Southern Methodism" sermon

Identifier: AC-731

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a double-sided newspaper page from the November 24, 1892 Christian Advocate. In this article is the sermon given by Rev. E.E. Wiley before the Holston Conference of the M.E. Church, South in Wytheville, Virginia in October 1892. Its theme as stated by Rev. Wiley is "the gospel according to Southern Methodism." Within it, Rev. Wiley discusses slavery, race relations, and women's roles within the church.


  • November 24, 1892


All materials in this collection are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Biographical Note

Educated at Wesleyan Univeristy, Rev. E.E. (Ephraim Emerson) Wiley (1814-1893) became Professor of Ancient Languages and later President of Emory and Henry College, where he served for forty years. He was later President of Martha Washington College in Abingdon, Virginia for five years. It is stated that he was the most eminent man in Holston Methodist Conference for fifty years and one of the great preachers of the South.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder)


This collection is a single, oversize newpaper printed page from the November 24, 1892 Christian Advocate, which is the sermon delivered at Wytheville, Virginia Holston Conference for the M.E. Church, South, October 1892, by Rev. E.E. Wiley, themed "Gospel according to Southern Methodism."


This is a single-item collection.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2001 and accessioned as AC.2001.088.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

AC.731: Rev. E.E. Wiley "Gospel According to Southern Methodism" Sermon, November 24, 1892
Processed by Anita Elliott
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